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Source: Public Knowledge About AIDS/HIV Survey: September 1997

What do you think is the most urgent health problem facing this nation today? Is there another health problem you think is almost as urgent?

Subpopulation/Note: Adds to more than 100% due to multiple responses

38%  AIDS
38 Cancer
21 Health insurance/access/cost
16 Heart
5 Drugs
3 Smoking/cigarettes
2 Elderly
2 Excess weight/obesity
2 Diabetes
14 Other
8 Don't know/Refused

Survey by Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Methodology: Fieldwork conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates, September 17-October 19, 1997 and based on telephone interviews with a national adult sample of 1,205.


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